elcapitan's Captain America and Bucky #620 - Masks review

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Who Knew Bucky Was So Cool?

Until today I had never read a Captain America comic book. Week after week I'd passed by Cap & Bucky because I wasn't interested, but week after week I could feel Chris Samnee's art calling to me. Despite my best efforts to resist, I buckled and bought the most heartwarming book of (last) month.

Maybe it's just Samnee's art, but there's a wholesomeness to the Bucky story that's refreshing for comics. Sure, Bucky has a temper and likes to scrap and fight, but what good warm-blooded American doesn't love a rumble here or there? The power of this book comes from Brubaker/Andreyko and Samnee writing WWII like we're used to seeing it. Larger than life and filled with exceptional men.

Samnee's last big project, Thor: The Mighty Avenger, was a clean, fun romp and Cap & Bucky has that same feeling. Clean, sharp, and wholesome. Come for the art, stay for the heart.

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    Even though I've read a lot of Captain America, I never knew much about Bucky. In "Captain America & Bucky" #620, writers Ed Brubaker and Marc Andreyko dive into Bucky's past starting from his early childhood up to where he joins Steve Rogers. It's the first issue in a five part story and just another example of Brubaker's masterful handling of these characters.  The writers start in 1935 and carry us through various key moments in Bucky's life. It almost feels like we are reading Bucky's d...

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